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[texts]Biennial report of the trustees of the Northern Illinois State Normal School (Volume 1900) - Northern Illinois University
Title from cover
Keywords: Northern Illinois University; Universities and colleges
Downloads: 53
[movies]Illinois During the Gilded Age: Government and Reform in Chicago - Northern Illinois University Digital Initiatives
Dr. Maureen Flanagan, of Michigan State University, discusses the development of Chicago's municipal government, and how it came to be known as corrupt by the 1890s. 
Keywords: Chicago; Illinois; Gilded Age
Downloads: 13
[movies]Illinois During the Gilded Age: The Founding of Hull House - Northern Illinois University Digital Initiatives
Dr. Maureen Flanagan, of Michigan State University, discusses the development of Jane Addams' Hull House, which was a settlement house on the near west side of Chicago, that opened in 1889. 
Keywords: Chicago; Illinois; Gilded Age
Downloads: 75
[movies]Illinois During the Gilded Age: Hull House and Political Reform - Northern Illinois University Digital Initiatives
Dr. Maureen Flanagan, of Michigan State University, discusses the how the community viewed Jane Addams' Hull House, which was a settlement house on the near west side of Chicago, that opened in 1889. 
Keywords: Chicago; Illinois; Gilded Age
Downloads: 56
[movies]Illinois During the Gilded Age: Uses of Culture in Chicago - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Dr. James Gilbert, of the University of Maryland at College Park discusses the relevance of the city of Chicago to American culture in the latter half of the 19th century.
Keywords: Chicago; Illinois; Gilded Age
Downloads: 13
[movies]Samuel Clemens, Businessman - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Robert H. Hirst, General Editor for the Mark Twain Project, and Curator of Mark Twain Papers at the University of California-Berkeley, discusses Samuel Clemens' various forays into business.The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit. The Mark Twain's Mississippi site provides a fully searchable and indexed digital library of some of Samuel Clemens' publications under the name of ...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River
Downloads: 43
[movies]Mark Twain and the Post-War South - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Gregg Camfield, Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at the University of California at Merced, discusses the transition of the industrial economy between the Civil War and the first World War, and how this differed in the North and the South.The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River
Downloads: 42
[movies]Illinois During the Gilded Age: George Pullman and the Great Strike of 1894 - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Dr. James Gilbert, of the University of Maryland at College Park discusses Chicago's Pullman Strike of 1894, and the man behind the Pullman organization, George Pullman.
Keywords: Chicago; Illinois; Gilded Age
Downloads: 43
[movies]Illinois During the Gilded Age: Dwight L. Moody: Evangelical Religion - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Dr. James Gilbert, of the University of Maryland at College Park discusses the evangelical religious leader Dwight Moody, and his time spent in Chicago. 
Keywords: Chicago; Illinois; Gilded Age; Religion
Downloads: 44
[movies]The Haymarket Bomb in Historical Context: Anarchists' Assembly - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Dr. Richard Schneirov of Indiana State University discusses the Haymarket Square Riot, which occurred in Chicago in 1886.
Keywords: Haymarket; Anarchism; Workers' Rights
Downloads: 24
[movies]The Haymarket Bomb in Historical Context: Punishment and Clemency - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Dr. Richard Schneirov of Indiana State University discusses the Haymarket Square Riot, which occurred in Chicago in 1886.
Keywords: Haymarket; Anarchism; Workers' Rights
Downloads: 18
[movies]Illinois During the Gilded Age: Chicago's High Culture, 1871-1896 - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Dr. James Gilbert, of the University of Maryland at College Park discusses the relevance of the city of Chicago to American culture in the latter half of the 19th century.
Keywords: Chicago; Illinois; Gilded Age
Downloads: 25
[movies]Myth and Reality in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Shelly Fisher Fishkin, Joseph S. Atha Professor of Humanities, Professor of English, and Director of the American Studies Program at Stanford University, discusses the fact and fiction contained within Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River
Downloads: 147
[movies]American Populism: Economic & Social Context - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Dr. Charles Postel of San Francisco State University discusses the economic reasons that farmers started to organize cooperatives in the Farmers' Alliance within the American Populist movement. 
Keywords: Populism; Politics; Agriculture
Downloads: 13
[movies]The Haymarket Bomb in Historical Context: Strike at McCormick Works - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Dr. Richard Schneirov of Indiana State University discusses the Haymarket Square Riot, which occurred in Chicago in 1886.
Keywords: Haymarket; Anarchism; Workers' Rights
Downloads: 16
[movies]Nook Farm - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Robert H. Hirst, General Editor for the Mark Twain Project, and Curator of Mark Twain Papers at the University of California-Berkeley, discusses the Clemens' house in the Hartford, Connecticut area called Nook Farm.The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit. The Mark Twain's Mississippi site provides a fully searchable and indexed digital library of some of Samuel Clemens' public...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River
Downloads: 45
[movies]Illinois During the Gilded Age: Women's Suffrage Movement in Chicago - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Dr. Maureen Flanagan, of Michigan State University, discusses the women's suffrage movement in Chicago in the late 1800s. 
Keywords: Chicago; Illinois; Gilded Age
Downloads: 33
[movies]Retreat of the Steamboats - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Gregg Camfield, Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at the University of California at Merced, talks about the decline of the steamboat trade on the Mississippi River.The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit. The Mark Twain's Mississippi site provides a fully searchable and indexed digital library of some of Samuel Clemens' publications under the nam...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River; Steamboats; Civil War
Downloads: 35
[movies]Horace Bixby - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Gregg Camfield, Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at the University of California at Merced, discusses the famed steamboat pilot, Horace Bixby. Bixby met Samuel Clemens aboard the steamer Paul Jones in 1857, and later agreed to take him on as an apprentice. This clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website (http://dig.lib.niu.edu/twain/), which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Steamboats; Mark Twain; Mississippi River
Downloads: 61
[movies]Returning to the River - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Gregg Camfield, Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at the University of California at Merced, explores Samuel Clemens' decision to write the "definitive work on the Mississippi Valley" after he had moved to Hartford, Connecticut.The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River
Downloads: 31
[movies]American Populism 1876-1896: Origins & Agendas - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Dr. Charles Postel of San Francisco State University discusses the origins of the American Populist political movement, and what issues were part of their agenda.
Keywords: Populism; politics; farmers
Downloads: 25
[movies]American Populism: Coalition of the Races - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Dr. Charles Postel of San Francisco State University discusses the origins of the segregationist racial rules surrounding the Farmers' Alliance, and how other American Populist farmers organizations had different rules regarding race and membership. 
Keywords: Populism; Politics; Agriculture; Segregation
Downloads: 6
[movies]From Samuel Clemens to Mark Twain - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Gregg Camfield, Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at the University of California at Merced, discusses the development of the Mark Twain literary persona.The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit. The Mark Twain's Mississippi site provides a fully searchable and indexed digital library of some of Samuel Clemens' publications under the name of Mark T...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River
Downloads: 33
[movies]Life on the Mississippi - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Robert H. Hirst, General Editor for the Mark Twain Project, and Curator of Mark Twain Papers at the University of California-Berkeley, discusses the writing process behind Mark Twain's Life on the Mississippi.  The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit. The Mark Twain's Mississippi site provides a fully searchable and indexed digital library of some of Samuel Clemens' publicat...
Keywords: Mark Twain; Samuel Clemens; Mississippi River
Downloads: 36
[movies]Illinois During the Gilded Age: Women and Public Affairs in Gilded Age Chicago, Part 1 and Part 2 - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Dr. Maureen Flanagan, of Michigan State University, discusses the Chicago Women's Club, and Illinois Women's Alliance and what public affairs they were engaged in. 
Keywords: Chicago; Illinois; Gilded Age
Downloads: 17
[movies]The Haymarket Bomb in Historical Context: Albert Parsons - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Dr. Richard Schneirov of Indiana State University discusses the Haymarket Square Riot, which occurred in Chicago in 1886.
Keywords: Haymarket; Anarchism; Workers' Rights
Downloads: 14
[movies]Getting Started as a Writer - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Robert H. Hirst, General Editor for the Mark Twain Project, and Curator of Mark Twain Papers at the University of California-Berkeley, describes the genesis behind Samuel Clemens becoming Mark Twain, the writer.The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit. The Mark Twain's Mississippi site provides a fully searchable and indexed digital library of some of Samuel Clemens' publicatio...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River
Downloads: 48
[movies]Leaving the River - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Gregg Camfield, Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at the University of California at Merced, discusses the reasons Samuel Clemens decided to give up steamboating on the Mississippi River. The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit. The Mark Twain's Mississippi site provides a fully searchable and indexed digital library of some of Samuel Clemens' publ...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River; Steamboats; Civil War; Slavery; Agriculture; Gunships; Abolitionists
Downloads: 35
[movies]The Mississippi Changes Course - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Gregg Camfield, Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at the University of California at Merced, talks about the changing characteristics of the Mississippi River and how Mark Twain intertwined this theme throughout his literary works.The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mississippi River; Mark Twain
Downloads: 27
[movies]River Life - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Gregg Camfield, Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at the University of California at Merced, discusses Samuel Clemens experiences traveling on the Mississippi River throughout his life, especially dealing with con-artists and other early "swindlers."The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River
Downloads: 50
[movies]Steamboat Accidents - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Gregg Camfield, Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at the University of California at Merced, discusses the topic of steamboat accidents on the Mississippi River in the 1800s. The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit. The Mark Twain's Mississippi site provides a fully searchable and indexed digital library of some of Samuel Clemens' publications un...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River; Steamboats
Downloads: 51
[movies]The Haymarket Bomb in Historical Context: The Eight Hour Day - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Dr. Richard Schneirov of Indiana State University discusses the Haymarket Square Riot, which occurred in Chicago in 1886.
Keywords: Haymarket; Anarchism; Workers' Rights
Downloads: 15
[movies]Samuel and Olivia - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Robert H. Hirst, General Editor for the Mark Twain Project, and Curator of Mark Twain Papers at the University of California-Berkeley, discusses Samuel Clemens relationship ith his wife, Olivia Langdon Clemens.The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit. The Mark Twain's Mississippi site provides a fully searchable and indexed digital library of some of Samuel Clemens' publication...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River; Olivia Langdon Clemens
Downloads: 88
[movies]Steamboats and Railroads - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Gregg Camfield, Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at the University of California at Merced, discusses how the Civil War accelerated the downfall of steamboats as a means of transportation for industry, and the rise of the railroad as the default mode of transportation. The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River
Downloads: 54
[movies]Mark Twain and American Letters - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Robert H. Hirst, General Editor for the Mark Twain Project, and Curator of Mark Twain Papers at the University of California-Berkeley, discusses Twain's influences as a writer, and how it differentiated him from the "literary elite" of the American Northeast of the late 19th century.The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River
Downloads: 53
[movies]Illinois During the Gilded Age: Machine Politics and Social Welfare in Chicago - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Dr. Maureen Flanagan, of Michigan State University, discusses the development of Chicago's "machine politics" in the 1880s-90s.
Keywords: Chicago; Illinois; Gilded Age
Downloads: 16
[movies]Always a New River - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In these clips, Shelly Fisher Fishkin, Joseph S. Atha Professor of Humanities, Professor of English, and Director of the American Studies Program at Stanford University, describes Samuel Clemens' challenges of learning to pilot the nuances and changes of the Mississippi River and how it later informed his writing. The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River
Downloads: 37
[movies]Illinois During the Gilded Age: The White City and the Midway at the World's Columbian Exposition - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Dr. James Gilbert, of the University of Maryland at College Park discusses the World's Columbian Exposition (or Chicago World's Fair), which was held in Chicago, Illinois in 1893. 
Keywords: Chicago; Illinois; Gilded Age
Downloads: 43
[movies]The Haymarket Bomb in Historical Context: Anarchism - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Dr. Richard Schneirov of Indiana State University discusses the Haymarket Square Riot, which occurred in Chicago in 1886.
Keywords: Haymarket; Anarchism; Workers' Rights
Downloads: 22
[movies]Illinois During the Gilded Age: Chicago's Response to the Great Fire, Part 1 and 2 - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Dr. Maureen Flanagan of Michigan State University discusses the Great Chicago Fire, which occurred on October 91-10, 1871, and the city of Chicago's reaction to the event.
Keywords: Chicago; Illinois; Gilded Age
Downloads: 32
[movies]American Populism: Coalition of Laborers - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Dr. Charles Postel of San Francisco State University discusses the various labor organizations that were involved with the American Populist political movement. 
Keywords: Populism; politics; Agriculture
Downloads: 14
[movies]River Pilot as King - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Robert H. Hirst, General Editor for the Mark Twain Project, and Curator of Mark Twain Papers at the University of California-Berkeley, discusses Samuel Clemens' riverboating experiences.The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit. The Mark Twain's Mississippi site provides a fully searchable and indexed digital library of some of Samuel Clemens' publications under the name of Mark...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Horace Bixby; Riverboats; Steamboats; Mississippi River
Downloads: 34
[movies]Remembering the River - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Robert H. Hirst, General Editor for the Mark Twain Project, and Curator of Mark Twain Papers at the University of California-Berkeley, discusses Mark Twain's writing processThe clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit. The Mark Twain's Mississippi site provides a fully searchable and indexed digital library of some of Samuel Clemens' publications under the name of Mark Twain, placi...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River
Downloads: 27
[movies]The Haymarket Bomb in Historical Context: The Labor Question - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Dr. Richard Schneirov of Indiana State University discusses the Haymarket Square Riot, which occurred in Chicago in 1886.
Keywords: Haymarket; Anarchism; Workers' Rights
Downloads: 14
[movies]Samuel Clemens, River Pilot, Part I - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Gregg Camfield, Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at the University of California at Merced, discusses the topic of Samuel Clemens. This clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit. The Mark Twain's Mississippi site provides a fully searchable and indexed digital library of some of Samuel Clemens' publications under the name of Mark Twain, placing special ...
Keywords: Mark Twain, steamboats, Mississippi River, Samuel Clemens
Downloads: 76
[movies]American Populism: Science & Technology - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Dr. Charles Postel of San Francisco State University discusses how various advances in science and technology effected farmers in the late 19th century, and how these changes contributed to the American Populist political movement. 
Keywords: Populism
Downloads: 12
[movies]Steamboat Racing, Part 2 - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Gregg Camfield, Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at the University of California at Merced, discusses the topic of steamboat racing on the Mississippi River in the 1800s. The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit. The Mark Twain's Mississippi site provides a fully searchable and indexed digital library of some of Samuel Clemens' publications under...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Steamboats; Mississippi River
Downloads: 31
[movies]River Characters - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Robert H. Hirst, General Editor for the Mark Twain Project, and Curator of Mark Twain Papers at the University of California-Berkeley, discusses the types of people that Samuel Clemens encountered as he traveled the Mississippi River.The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit. The Mark Twain's Mississippi site provides a fully searchable and indexed digital library of some of Sam...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River
Downloads: 37
[movies]American Populism: Women - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Dr. Charles Postel of San Francisco State University discusses the reasons why such a large amount of women joined the Farmers Alliance, an organized agrarian economic movement among American farmers that developed in the 1870s-1880s.
Keywords: Populism; 19th century; Politics; Agriculture; Women
Downloads: 17
[movies]American Populism: Religio-Politics - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
Dr. Charles Postel of San Francisco State University discusses the religious backgrounds of the people who made up the ranks of the Farmers' Alliance, and how this came to bear on the Populist political movement.
Keywords: Populism; Politics; Agriculture; Religion
Downloads: 6
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